Definition: This entry is the annual electricity generated expressed in kilowatt-hours. The discrepancy between the amount of electricity generated and/or imported and the amount consumed and/or exported is accounted for as loss in transmission and distribution.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Electricity - production map
The 17 Countries Generating The Most Nuclear Power
The Business Insider - 3/6/2014 5:17:49 PM
Workers build the pit that will house a new nuclear reactor at the Plant Vogtle nuclear power plant in Augusta, Ga. While the popularity of nuclear power worldwide took a major hit in the aftermath of the Fukushima-Daiichi Nuclear Disaster in ...
Russian energy should keep flowing
CNN Money - 3/3/2014 8:41:49 PM
Russia's energy exports are huge. The country sends more than 7 million barrels of oil a day to the world markets -- a number roughly equal to what the United States imports. While a disruption of that size may be temporarily covered by ...
Top Wind Power Countries Relative to Electricity Production (CleanTechnica Exclusive)
CleanTechnica - 6/5/2012 4:26:46 PM
Closing out this series (I think), below are the top countries in the world* for wind power capacity relative to electricity production**. In other words, these are the countries that have the most wind power compared to their electricity production.
World Depends on Two Countries for Increase in Oil Production
OilPrice - 11/11/2013 11:59:04 PM
The IEA released the 2013 edition of its much-anticipated World Energy Outlook, which projects oil ... Yet, the IEA believes that over half of this production will come from two countries: Iraq and Brazil. First, let’s take Iraq. Iraq has the fifth ...
FACTBOX-Oil production cost estimates by country
Reuters - 7/28/2009 9:15:50 AM
Those figures do not include the more expensive Orinoco oil from the country's sand deposits ... various types of hydrocarbons in different parts of the world: Oilfields Estimated Production /source Costs ($ 2008) Mideast/N.Africa oilfields ...
Which countries produce the most geothermal electricity?
greenbang.com - 6/3/2012 11:52:57 PM
the United States remains the world leader in geothermal electricity. It has a larger installed capacity than any other country: 3,187 MW (as of 2012), which equates to 28.4 percent of geothermal production worldwide. However, uncertainty has grown around ...
The Average Price of Electricity, Country by Country
theenergycollective.com - 9/24/2013 11:58:43 PM
To try and answer this question I’ve collected average electricity prices from 17 countries around the world, and converted them to $/kWh (US). All the data is based on average prices and exchange rates for 2011, and I’ve graphed them in US cents/kWh t ...
Water Shortages Slow Energy Production Worldwide
The World Bank Group - 1/19/2014 11:55:58 PM
decreased energy production in power plants in the United States and threatened hydropower generation in many countries, including Sri Lanka, China and Brazil. The problem is expected only to get worse. By 2035, the world’s energy consumption will ...
124 Countries Ranked by Ability to Deliver Secure, Affordable and Sustainable Energy
World Economic Forum - 12/11/2013 8:46:00 PM
As one of only two upper middle-income countries to rank within the top 10, government strategy driving the transformation of its energy system aims to make Costa Rica the world's first carbon ... but with electricity production dominated by coal, South ...
US energy production will surpass consumption by 2035, BP forecasts
fuelfix.com - 1/15/2014 6:24:17 PM
will surpass Europe to become the largest buyer of overseas energy sources in the world by 2035, especially as it doubles its use of natural gas to 12 percent, eating into coal’s dominance in the country. Natural gas production in China could grow more ...
Two countries dominate world’s green energy workforce, report says
fuelfix.com - 1/22/2014 11:59:34 PM
HOUSTON — China and Brazil lead the world in renewable ... producing feedstocks and installing production capacity for power, transportation, buildings, and industry. Biofuels and solar photovoltaics dominate renewable energy jobs, with about 1.4 million ...
US Energy Production Growing by Leaps and Bounds: BP
CNBC - 6/14/2013 4:19:52 PM
In a statistical review of energy demand in 2012 ... The U.S. saw "the biggest increase in oil and gas production of all the countries in the world," BP Chief Economist Christof Ruhl told CNBC's "Squawk Box" this week. "This was the biggest increase ...
World carbon dioxide emissions data by country: China speeds ahead of the rest
theguardian.com - 1/30/2011 11:54:15 PM
World carbon dioxide emissions are one way of measuring a country's economic growth too. And the latest figures - published by the respected Energy Information Administration - show CO2 emissions from energy consumption - the vast majority of Carbon ...
World Energy Consumption to Increase 56% by 2040 Led by Asia
Bloomberg - 7/25/2013 7:27:28 PM
World energy consumption will rise 56 percent ... with the two Asian countries accounting for half the gain. One quadrillion Btu is equal to 172 million barrels of crude oil. China, which used 3.4 percent more energy than the U.S. in 2010 ...
U.S. to Be Top Oil Producer by 2015 on Shale, IEA Says
Bloomberg - 11/13/2013 12:33:40 AM
The role of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries will recover in the ... account for one-third of the increase in global production and make the nation the world’s sixth-largest oil producer, according to the agency.